Grace Santos’s producing credits include award winning productions at Oscar qualifying film festivals such as “Silk” by Catherine Dent (“The Shield”) starring Oscar Nominee and Emmy Winner Shohreh Aghdashloo, and “Election Night” by Tessa Blake (“NCIS”) starring Peri Gilpin (“Frasier”). Grace was one of twelve participants selected out of hundreds for the 2020 Producers Guild of America Power of Diversity Lab.
Grace Santos has worked as a Hollywood Executive for the past twelve years at companies and organizations that have financed, produced, and distributed hundreds of films and series, including Gamechanger Films (she is credited as Head of Operations on the A24 film “The Inspection” which has Golden Globes, Spirit Awards, and Gotham nominations, and also on the Blumhouse and Amazon Studios thriller film “Run Sweetheart Run”), Patriot Pictures, the Bentonville Film Festival, SP Operations, Paragon Capital, and AMC Networks’ divisions: RLJ Entertainment, ALLBLK, and AcornTV. She has worked in various departments: Creative Development, Business Affairs, Operations and Production.
Grace has garnered mentions in the Hollywood Reporter and Variety for closing multi-million dollar deals such as “The Rewrite” starring Hugh Grant and Marisa Tomei, “Pay the Ghost” starring Nicolas Cage, and “Bone Tomahawk” starring Kurt Russell.
Grace graduated from the University of Miami with a double major in Religious Studies and International Studies and a Minor in Theatre Arts, studied for one year at the Drama Centre of Flinders University of South Australia, then earned a Juris Doctor from Stetson College of Law, and a film/tv producing certificate from the UCLA School of Theatre, Film, and Television.